Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Novice needs help
Today I'm experimenting with the file size of the images I upload to my posts. I am such a novice when it comes to anything having to do with digital output. While I can manipulate file sizes, I really don't have a firm understanding of the effects of these changes apart from the obvious that you lose detail. Is there an optimal size to use in your posts? What other factors should I be aware of? I'm hoping for comments from my readers to add to my expertise in this area. The top image is at 252 KB while the second one is 1.0 MB.
I have an additional problem with photographing my work. There is usually an element of subtle texture in it as is present in the right side of this work. Often these areas are quite dark which adds to the difficulty of capturing these subtle areas. Any tips to help with this problem would also be welcome.